Jharkhand is a very naturally gifted state. It is popularly known as 'The Land of Forests' and is indeed the ultimate destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. This is one of the states of India which is blessed with unparalleled beauties like hills, mountains, forests, and waterfalls. All these combined together make this state a perfect holiday destination, especially in for the nature lovers. The best part about Jharkhand is that now the state government is taking various steps to promote tourism in the state.
Major investment in Tourism sector in Jharkhand announced
In a recent move towards the promotion of tourism in the state, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand Sri Raghubar Das announced that the state government proposed to invest around Rs 2000 crore to develop selected tourist places as a world-class tourist destination.
These selected tourist spots include Rajrappa shrine in Ramgarh district, Itkhori in Chatra, Lugu Buru hills in Bokaro, Anjan Dhaam in Gumla and Parasnath in Giridih districts of the state. As per media reports the state government has already listed tourist places of the state which would be developed with Rs 2000 crore. It is felt that Jharkhand has enough potential for the growth of tourism sector. This is also something which would create employment opportunities for villagers located around these tourist places.
As per a senior official of the state tourism department the famous Rajrappa temple would be developed on the lines of Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.
The official also stated that those who will face displacement problems for beautification project would be rehabilitated. It is possible that nearly 600 people might be displaced owing to the new project, but they would all be settled by the government.
What this means?
It is indeed great to note that such initiatives are being taken to boost tourism in Jharkhand. As tourists, many of us plan to visit far off places to celebrate our holidays. However, in case you belong to the eastern part of the country you could look for visiting Jharkhand as an attractive tourist destination. Amongst the many locations to visit in Jharkhand, Dhanbad is worth considering. This is one of those tourist spots which is not only the “Mining Capital” but also has many attractive tourist places like the Topchanchi lake, the Birsa Munda Park, Deer Park, Bird Sanctuary, the Kalyaneshwari temple and many other top tourist destinations in its vicinity. In case you are looking for the best accommodation in Dhanbad then Hotel Cocoon is one of the best luxury hotels in Dhanbad. To know more please visit our website.